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Russ Morgan

  • Birth 29 Apr 1904 Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 7 Aug 1969 Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
  • Plot Devotion Lawn Urn Garden 9017B
  • Memorial ID 13634947

Musician. A trombone player, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was an arranger for John Phillip Sousa, Victor Herbert and Louis Armstrong, among others. He formed his own band in 1936, backing up Rudy Vallee, and became popular in his own right. He wrote several hit songs, including including "So Long", "Somebody Else Is Taking My Place", "So Tired" and "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You"

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  • Originally Created by: Ginny M
  • Added: 16 Mar 2006
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Russ Morgan (29 Apr 1904–7 Aug 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13634947, citing Palm Desert Memorial, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .